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SERVICES

Anchorage Services: Ships passing through the Sea of Oman regularly stop at any of the ports’ anchorage for a variety of services, such as crew changes, bunkering, provisioning, and more.

Ferry Services: National Ferries Company, the Sultanate’s domestic, fast ferry operator, runs ferries to a number of destinations, including Shinas, Dibba, Lima, Shanna, and Masirah Island.

Dhows: All the ports facilitate the handling of cargo carried by Dhows, which include live animals, general cargo, fruits and vegetables, and more.

Ships: The ports are equipped to handle cargo - live animals, general cargo, liquid, and dry bulk cargo, industrial raw materials, fruits, and vegetables – that are carried by different types of ships.

Navy Vessels: Foreign navy vessels regularly use Port Sultan Qaboos as a preferred port of call, as it facilitates the supply of provisions, fresh water, bunker, cleaning services, and maintenance services.

Cruise: Cruise service is an important facet of operations at Port Sultan Qaboos and Port of Khasab, which have been classified as attractive cruise destinations. Future ports’ development plans will further support the expected annual increase in the number of cruise ships to the country.

RORO Operations: RORO ships, carrying refrigerated trailers of fruits, vegetables, and other food items, are efficiently handled by Asyad Ports. 


CARGO HANDLING

Navy Vessels

Foreign navy vessels regularly use Port Sultan Qaboos as a preferred port of call, as it facilitates the supply of provisions, fresh water, bunker, cleaning services and maintenance services.

Cruise

Cruise service is an important facet of operations at Port Sultan Qaboos and Port of Khasab, which have been classified as attractive cruise destinations. Future ports’ development plans will further support the expected annual increase in the number of cruise ships to the country.

RORO Operations

RORO ships, carrying refrigerated trailers of fruits, vegetables and other food items, are efficiently handled by Asyad Ports.